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[Canada, Ireland, USA] TWEED: Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

I have now teamed up with the indomitable Mr Berman and we will be lobbying the UK and Irish Governments to take legal action against the very tobacco companies which have cost the NHS the estimated £5.2bn worth of resources every year. We all now know c
Global Legal Post (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:58
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: Now is not the time to tax e-cigarette liquid

we should say yes to health-focused cigarette taxation. But yes, too, to giving smokers a viable alternative. Then, maybe, when vaping products have replaced cigarettes there will be a basis for taxing them. Especially if even less hazardous products are
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco lobbying derails MEP vote

Intense tobacco lobbying in Brussels may have derailed a key vote among Euro-deputies to restrict the sale and distribution of the product. Deputies were set to vote on a tobacco products directive this week in a wider effort to reduce the number of toba
EUobserver.com
added Sep 9, 2013 06:39
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[Ireland] Gardaí to get stop-and-search powers for cigarettes

Gardaí are to be given the power to stop and search people who are suspected of carrying illicit tobacco. Draft laws published this afternoon will grant Gardaí the right to seize any containers and search them for tobacco without a warrant.
Carlow Nationalist (ie)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:02
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Ireland] Smoking Bans: The Czechs resist

The Czech Republic comes across as the last obdurate defender of the freedom to inhale nicotine – and, true to its specific concept of liberalism, is trying to muster all its might to torpedo every EU effort.
Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Aug 19, 2013 19:27
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[Ireland] LETTER: Ban on smoking at open-air events

I attended the fantastic Bruce Springsteen concerts at the RDS . . . On Wednesday my wife and I were positioned towards the front, wedged in tight next to a man who chain-smoked throughout the show and ignored our obvious discomfort and annoyance.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:10
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[Ireland] Poll: Are repeated tax increases on tobacco fair?

Today we ask, are repeated tax increases on tobacco fair?:
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 12, 2013 19:38
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BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41
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[Ireland] Public views sought on tobacco controls

A public consultation on imposing tougher tobacco sale restrictions has been launched by the Department of Health. ..introduction of a licensing system for tobacco products and non-medicinal nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes. It is propo
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:27
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